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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:Sept. 5, 2017Dear Friends and Colleagues,We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Alexander “Randy” Daley on Prince Edward Island, Canada, on Aug. 12, 2017. Randy served as rector of St. Paul’s Church in North Andover from 1976…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates and Bishop Gayle E. Harris are requesting continued prayers and support for all those affected by Hurricane Harvey. "We extend our concern, compassion and prayers to those facing the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. Donations to the hurricane relief fund at Episcopal…
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In the days following the violence in Charlottesville, Va., and as news continued to develop about controversial plans for a rally on Boston Common on Saturday, Aug. 19, with various groups planning counter-actions in response, the Cathedral Church of St. Paul (138 Tremont Street) in Boston has…
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All are welcome to join on the steps of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul (138 Tremont Street) in Boston on Sunday, Aug. 13, 7-8 p.m., for a silent candle-lit vigil in solidarity with Charlottesville.Additionally, St. Paul's Church (26 Washington Street) in Malden will be open for prayer and…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates issued the following statement and call to prayer on Aug. 12 following violence in Charlottesville, Va.:We condemn the hatred behind Saturday's gathering in Charlottesville of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other purveyors of bigotry, which is equally un-American and un…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:August 8, 2017Dear Friends and Colleagues,We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Robert A. Mackie in Chelsea, Massachusetts, on July 27, 2017. Over the course of his 23 years of active ordained ministry, Robert served several…
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The diocesan Office of Youth Ministry is calling all high school-age Episcopalians to consider sharing and developing their leadership skills through the 2017-2018 Diocesan Youth Council and Youth Leadership Academy.Members of the Diocesan Youth Council are students in the 10th-12th grades who…
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The 232nd annual convention of the Diocese of Massachusetts will take place on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul (138 Tremont Street) in Boston. All resolutions, nominations for diocesan elections, proposed constitutional and canonical amendments and committee reports are due in…
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Three new appointments have been made to the phase four membership of the Mission Strategy Implementation Organizing Team as it continues its work since last year's Diocesan Convention. On June 28 Bishop Alan M. Gates appointed the Rev. Joe Robinson of Christ Church in Cambridge to serve as co…
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Ingrid Houghton lifted up her daughter Matilda to pull on a white rope to ring the bell as folks trickled out of St. Aidan’s Chapel. Matilda is part of the fifth generation of the Houghton family who built the chapel in 1917 on Smith Neck Road.  On July 23, a service was held in celebration of the…